UT honors former university president Bill Powers


AUSTIN (KXAN) — UT Staff, students and alumni came together this week to honor the life of William C. Powers Jr., the university’s 28th president.

Previous CoverageFormer UT President Bill Powers dies at 72 years old

Powers passed away on March 10th in Austin from complications from a fall several months earlier.

UT’s current president, Greg Fenves, tweeted out a touching picture of the Tower lit orange Friday night. The window lights spelled out “B, P” in honor of Bill Powers.

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